14 Feb '18, 1pm

Boris Johnson hints at opportunity to dilute environmental standards post-Brexit

Boris Johnson hints at opportunity to dilute environmental standards post-Brexit

Boris Johnson has given one of the clearest indications yet that the government could seek to water down environmental standards post-Brexit, insisting that one of the main benefits of leaving the EU will be the freedom for the UK to set its own regulations and sign its own trade deals in response to fast-moving global trends. In a speech that had been billed as a conciliatory attempt to convince Remainers of the benefits of Brexit, the Foreign Secretary made no mention of the 'Green Brexit' that has been touted by some of his colleagues. Related articles Boris Johnson hints at opportunity to dilute environmental standards post-Brexit Reports: Germany eyes free public transport offer to wean nation off polluting cars Labour sets out farming policy overhaul to 'end bad environmental practices' The Blue Planet Effect: BBC to ban single use plastics from 2020 CCS group captur...

Full article: https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3026668/boris-johns...

Tweets

@cmanke75 I only guest post there now and then. You can find 14-yrs of my babbling over at

@cmanke75 I only guest post there now and then....

cdrsalamander.blogspot.com 16 Feb '18, 4am

Security is being recast as international logistics systems and supply chains contribute to the reshaping of the global or...

New Blog Post: Valentine's Day & Mardi Gras

New Blog Post: Valentine's Day & Mardi Gras

justmeandmyrunningshoes.com 16 Feb '18, 1pm

What a week this has been! Two holidays and a sick Brayden along with everything else...whew! Let's just say I'm grateful ...

New Blog Post: Running Break

justmeandmyrunningshoes.com 19 Feb '18, 1pm

in early January, I knew I needed to take a break from running. Although I love to run, I was getting severely burned out ...

I'm just going to keep updating this post throu...

bitworking.org 14 Feb '18, 3am

With Russian bots on Twitter, the attack on Rotten Tomatoes scores , the deluge of fake comments sent to the FCC , and eve...

The one and only Zach Johnson!

The one and only Zach Johnson!

golfdigest.com 15 Feb '18, 3pm

It continued at the Ryder Cup. Early in the week, I opened my locker and found it plastered with magazine photos of Michae...

Have a passion for tech? We're looking for #gue...

eurodns.com 13 Feb '18, 8pm

Read our posts to get a sense of our tone of voice and the topics we usually write about. Respect any copyright or usage r...

Brexit a boon for Lithuania's 'fintech' drive - The Business Times

Brexit a boon for Lithuania's 'fintech' drive -...

businesstimes.com.sg 14 Feb '18, 4am

[VILNIUS] Britain's divorce with the European Union is paying off for Lithuania as it strives to become a northern Europea...

Judge: Trump's Delay on Energy Efficiency Standards Illegal

Judge: Trump's Delay on Energy Efficiency Stand...

nrdc.org 15 Feb '18, 10pm

A federal judge ruled today that the Trump administration illegally delayed four energy efficiency standards that will sav...

via @businessgreen

businessgreen.com 22 Feb '18, 1pm

The BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2018 will bring together over 600 executives, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and...

Environmental defenders increasingly targeted, ...

news.mongabay.com 13 Feb '18, 5pm

Around the world, 197 people were killed in 2017 for defending or protecting land. A partnership between The Guardian and ...

BREAKING: BLM proposes to gut waste prevention ...

edf.org 12 Feb '18, 10pm

(WASHINGTON– February 12, 2018) Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a proposal to effectively gut waste p...

New blog post: As #federal efforts lag, #states...

aceee.org 15 Feb '18, 4pm

We expect that states will be the most promising venue for progress in 2018 on new energy- and water-saving standards. The...

9 Environmental Programs Trump’s Budget Would Cut: https://t.co/tCsO4QBnCV

9 Environmental Programs Trump’s Budget Would C...

care2.com 15 Feb '18, 9am

Although the Donald Trump administration tries to walk back claims that it doesn’t care about the environment, all the pro...

Overseas opportunity - Attractive career in Sin...

click.in 17 Feb '18, 6am

Description for "Overseas opportunity - Attractive career in Singapore" Job - Internship in logistics Place - Singapore Pa...